fpc on FreeBSD?
smithi at nimnet.asn.au
Sat Jan 2 10:26:58 UTC 2010
On Wed, 30 Dec 2009, Boris Samorodov wrote:
> On Wed, 30 Dec 2009 01:35:05 +1100 (EST) Ian Smith wrote:
> > Is fpc's IDE usable, like good ol' TP6 and 7, never mind Delphi?
Thanks for confirmation, Boris, 'usable' and 'working OK' are good
enough. I installed it on my Thinkpad's new 8.0-R system so I'll give
it a go there when $workload allows.
> > Docs
> > seem vast, I'm wondering if there's a simple guide to basic compilation,
> > but basically I'd just like to hear that it's working ok for someone and
> > is worth the learning curve?
> Working OK. For FreeBSD:
> . it's i386-only (seems that upcomming 2.4.0 may have amd64 bits);
> . static binaries.
That sounds fine, especially as these are mostly just for procedural
calculations and straightforward file-processing.
Thanks also to Eduardo, Rod and Polytropon for contributions, some of
which I have or will follow up privately.
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